Saturday, September 03, 2005

Video Game News, September 3, 2005

Blizzard Wins Lawsuit on Video Game Hacking
by Declan McCullah, CNet News 9/2/05
"A federal appeals court has ruled that computer programmers do not have the right to reverse-engineer Blizzard Entertainment's video games to improve their playability."

Video Game Rentals Easy on Wallet

the Arizona Republic 9/2/05
"If car manufacturers did business the same way as makers of video game platforms, you could buy a Ford Explorer for $2,000. However, specially formulated Ford gas, the only kind to work in your vehicle, would be $150 per gallon."

Ninendogs Game Sell 250,000 units in first week
Reuters 9/1/02
"Nintendo Co. Ltd. (7974.OS: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Thursday its new puppy training game "Nintendogs" sold 250,000 units in its first week, making it the hottest-selling title in the United States."

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